Flashcards in Anatomy of the CNS Deck (48)
What is a slice from the anterior to the posterior?
What is a slice from the left to the right?
What is a slice horizontally?
What lobe is the primary somatosensory cortex, sensory association areas and wernickes area in?
What two parts of the cerebral cortex represent the body in the homunculus man?
The somatosensory cortex and the motor cortex
What lobe does the primary auditory cortex, auditory association area, limbic association cortex and the olfactory cortex belong to?
What does the occipital lobe control?
Sense of sight
What does the temporal lobe control?
Senses of smell and sound, as well as complex stimuli processing (eg. faces and senses)
What are the 4 lobes of the brain?
Frontal, parietal, occipital and temporal
What is the front of the brain anatomically termed?
What three parts does the hindbrain include?
Pons, medulla oblongata and the cerebellum
Where is the 4th ventricle situated in the brain?
Behind the pons and medulla oblongata
What does the locus courcleus in pons contain?
Noradrenaline positive cells
Give the two areas of the rhombencephalon?
Metencephalon and myelencephalon
What is the prosencephalon?
What is the hindbrain called?
What is the mesencephalon?
Where are myelinating glial cells made in a) the CNS and b) the PNS?
Oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells
What are in the pons/medulla contains the chemoreceptors trigger zone?
In the midsagital part of the brain what connects the two hemispheres?
The corpus callosum
What in the diancephalon is involved in the endocrine function and homeostasis?
What is the frontal lobe in control of and want can damage to it lead to?
Conscious though and mood changes
What does the involuntary or autonomic NS control?
Heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, gut movements etc
What in the midbrain is the motor system which has dopamine contains cells?
What is the reticular formation of the medulla and hindbrain in control of?
Allergens and cardiovascular functions
What is the motor control structure?
Hat is the limbic system involved in in the diancephalon?
Mood and emotion
What is the important relay nucleus in the diancephalon?
What are the cerebral and neo-cortex involved in in the telencephalon?